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Nele Haelterman, PhD

Nele earned her PhD in developmental biology from Baylor College of Medicine. During her graduate and postgraduate training, she developed gene editing technologies for characterizing human disease genes in flies and mice. Nele loves combining science communication and advocacy. She runs a blog for early career scientists and promotes open, reproducible science. In July 2021, Nele joined The Scientist’s Creative Services Team as an assistant science editor.

Articles by Nele Haelterman, PhD
Don Ingber engineered cystic fibrosis airway chips that recapitulate patient symptoms.
A New Model of Lung Disease Paves the Way for Personalized Treatments
Nele Haelterman, PhD | May 9, 2022
Scientists engineered a lung-on-a-chip model from patient cells that mimics cystic fibrosis.
Don Ingber discusses how organ-on-a-chip technology helps identify, study, and combat viral variants that could cause the next pandemic.
The Scientist Speaks - Preventing the Next Pandemic with Organ Chips
Nele Haelterman, PhD | Mar 30, 2022
Don Ingber discusses how organ-on-a-chip technology helps identify, study, and combat viral variants that could cause the next pandemic.
3D virus cells attacking a DNA strand
HIV DNA Circularizes to Bypass CRISPR-Based Treatments
Nele Haelterman, PhD | Mar 7, 2022
CRISPR-mediated removal of HIV can create small, infectious DNA molecules.
Melissa Vos discusses how lipids’ good intentions become harmful in Parkinson’s Disease
The Scientist Speaks - Lipids Predict a Slippery Path Towards Parkinson’s Disease
Nele Haelterman, PhD | Dec 14, 2021
Melissa Vos discusses how lipids’ good intentions become harmful in Parkinson’s Disease.